Michael Parenti: Privatization of Libya + The Face of Imperialism + Christian Parenti: Tropic of Chaos

Hands Off Libya ! لا تدخل في ليبيا

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with Michael Parenti
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August 27, 2011

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August 21, 2011

Political scientist Michael Parenti, based in Berkeley, California, says protecting civilians was just a pretext for NATO to step into Libya, topple Gaddafi and redirect the country’s economy.

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War by Deception (repost)

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Dandelion Salad Update: Aug. 21, 2011; added the Director’s Cut version, see below.  Feb 20, 2008 How a Zionist cabal planned and faked evidence and news stories to create a war with Iraq and the ultimate false flag 9/11. The Pentagon is the largest corporation in the world and it runs the US media top down and benefits from religious conflict which it … Read More

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We have no bargaining power with Obama by Ralph Nader

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by Ralph Nader
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Aug. 29, 2011


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This is the second week of protests, led by Bill McKibben, in front of the White House demanding that President Barack Obama reject a proposed 1700 mile pipeline transporting the dirtiest oil from Alberta, Canada through fragile ecologies down to the Gulf Coast refineries. One thousand people will be arrested there from all fifty states before their demonstration is over. The vast majority voted for Obama and they are plenty angry with his brittleness on environmental issues in general.

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Chris Hedges: The Myth of Human Progress


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with Chris Hedges
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August 24, 2011

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Former New York Times foreign correspondent Chris Hedges tells us what he calls “the myth of human progress” and looks at the underlying causes of global conflict.

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Don DeBar: The Qatari invasion of Tripoli for NATO


U.S. Out of Libya

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on Aug 27, 2011

Fight Back Radio host Bob Fitrakis of the Free Press interviews WBAIX.org news director Don DeBar about the situation in Libya. Recorded 24 Aug 2011.

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John Pilger: When a great power attacks another country, it doesn’t do so for human rights

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from Aug. 5-7, 2011

on Aug 25, 2011

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Lies, War, and Empire: NATO’s “Humanitarian Imperialism” in Libya by Andrew Gavin Marshall

by Andrew Gavin Marshall
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August 26, 2011

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In this report I seek to examine the war against Libya in a more critical and comprehensive manner than that of the story we have been told. We hear a grand fairy tale about powerful Western nations working together to save innocent civilians in a far-off country who simply want the freedoms and rights we already have. Here we are, our nations and governments – whose officials we elect (generally) – are bombing and killing people on the other side of the world. Is it not our responsibility, as citizens of these very Western nations, to examine and critique the claims of our governments? They are, after all, killing people around the world in our name. Should we not seek to discover if they are lying?

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Derrick Jensen: How the West Has Won


on Aug 28, 2011

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Peak Moment 200: “Is the world a better place because you were born?” asks author Derrick Jensen. He contrasts sustainable indigenous cultures, who enrich their habitat, with the current “dominant culture destroying everything.” He explores how industrial civilization is inherently violent, turning people into objects and the earth into stuff.

His books include A Language Older Than Words, Culture of Make Believe, and Endgame.

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